Essay on Graduation Speech : I Went Into The Spring Of 2016 Semester

827 Words May 28th, 2016 4 Pages
I went into the spring of 2016 semester taking on too much, too many classes, too many hours at work, and too many charity events with my fraternity of sigma tau gamma. I started off thinking that I would be able to take 18 credit hours of school while working anywhere from 20 to 25 hours a week and still find room to attend all of the philanthropy events put on by sigma tau gamma. Simply put, my struggle with the spring of 2016 semester was due to myself taking on too many things at once. My struggle started almost as soon as the semester began. The main cause of my problems was trying to balance the homework from my classes with work. On most days I would get out of class and immediately head to work, work until 11 at night and once work was over try and get all my homework done. This led to me going to sleep early in the morning waking up for classes shortly after. Once I would get to class I would be so tired that I could barely pay attention. Even though I could see myself falling behind I tried not to give up in my classes. After midterms I finally decided that I needed to withdraw from some classes to try and lighten up my workload but by then it was too late, I had already dug myself into too deep of a hole to come out of. In order to correct my satisfactory academic progress deficiency I have decided to limit the amount of work I take on. Instead of starting off with too many hours of school like last semester I have limited myself to 14 credit hours. After seeing…

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